Wednesday, April 5, 2017

TUESDAY ROBOT NEWS REVIEW


NEWS  4/4/2017
During the project, the children learned how to code a variety of robots. Sometimes referred to as the “new literacy,” coding means teaching children ...
And now some prominent individuals are calling for a tax on robots. The thinking: If you make robots more expensive, there will be more public funds ...
SIUE psychology professor Stephen Hupp lets a class of preschoolers at the Jackie Joyner-Kersee Center in East St. Louis touch a robot named Mo ...
BERKELEY (Project Syndicate) — Former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers recently took exception to current Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's ...
Delivering a rover to the surface of a distant icy world like Jupiter's moons Europa and Titan is only half the challenge. Once on the surface, the robotic ...
Numerous critics have asserted that President Trump's promises to bring manufacturing jobs back to the US ignore the looming threat of robotic ...
But not even those robots are American-made — the majority of them come from Japan and Europe, the Wall Street Journal recently reported.
In the last year alone the number of industrial robots sold in the U.S. already jumped 40%, reports Recode. But in 10 years time, the current number of ...
Innovation in artificial intelligence and robotics could force governments to legislate for quotas of human workers, upend traditional working practices ...
While some have proposed a stopgap method of taxing employers who replace human workers with robots, better solutions include providing training ...
Vecna, a Cambridge-based maker of autonomous robots mainly for the health care sector and military, said Monday that it launched a constellation of ...
When we first wrote about Chowbotics, their salad-making robot which was then just a prototype stirred a bit of controversy. The company promises to ...
Mobile Industrial Robots, (MiR), a next-generation developer and manufacturer of autonomous mobile robots (AMRs), is launching its newest robot, ...
Google has admitted to a blind spot around extremist content as it revealed it is teaching its computer systems to understand which videos are ...
Singaporean autonomous technology firm SESTO Robotics is stepping up its game as it launches the latest model of its Automated Guide Vehicles ...
A steel robot is making a buzz around Selbyville Middle School. This robot is designed to pick up items with its front-facing claw, move like a NASA ...
The decision to send human beings to Mars instead of robots raises many ethical and policy questions. The refusal to rely on robots endangers lives, ...
At Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, the institute demonstrated some of their progress with a robot affectionately designated “Russell” as ...
For one, the Xenex LightStrike Germ-Zapping Robots are faster and higher-intensity than the mercury devices. Povroznik noted UHC also finds the ...
Governor John Kasich praised Amazon during a tour of the company's fulfillment center in Licking County after seeing more than 6,000 robots working ...
It's a good sign for the robotics industry that more and more robotics companies are starting to make major announcements at specialized events and ...
Named Yingying, the bizarre robot can identify Chinese characters and images, and even say a few simple words, and the creator has plans to ...
Team 624 (CRyptonite) from Cinco Ranch High School won the Greater Kansas City Regional robotics tournament. The team will be competing in the ...
CHICAGO—There is a lot of noise around the issue of robotics and manufacturing jobs, some of it appearing in national business magazines like ...
On March 31 and April 1, 2017, 39 high school robotics teams put their student-built robots to the test in the fourth annual FIRST Robotics Competition ...
Five years ago, Marketplace explored the ways in which machines, robots and software algorithms were increasingly entering the workforce in our ...
That's the warning that PwC and McKinsey delivered in two separate research notes last month on robotic process automation, or using robots to ...
That's according to royal astronomer, Sir Martin Rees, who believe machine life will eventually replace humanity. He predicts their reign could last ...
But at least one legal scholar argues that robots could not only be considered morally responsible for their actions, but could also be held criminally ...
WACO, Texas (KWTX) Hundreds of students from several states competed in Waco this weekend in a robotics competition.
An interactive audience participatory performance with two custom built 16' tall robots, each identical, each controlled by the left and right side ...
So when I read Shelly Palmer's “The 5 Jobs Robots Will Take Last” LinkedIn post, I found myself more relieved and happier than ever to be in real ...
Humans have a complex relationship with technology. On one hand, we traverse our day-to-day lives tethered to our smartphones. We handle our ...
Lloyd said scientists were continuing to log data being captured through a combination of robots working autonomously up and down rows in key ...
Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is poised to make major gains in the enterprise, forever altering the way infrastructure, applications and data are ...
However, it was the landing that caused the most damage as the robot was flung into the side of the arena, smashing the panel separating the robots ...
Evolutionary robotics is a new exciting area of research which draws on Darwinian evolutionary principles to automatically develop autonomous ...
For the first time, researchers in the field of evolutionary robotics have used physically embodied robots to study epigenetic effects on robot evolution.
The Oracle Retail 2025 Report found that when decision-making is put into the hands of robots that have access to a virtual well of information on a ...
Yes, robots are coming for our jobs, but the casualties won't be as bad as experts once thought. According to Forrester Research's Future Of Jobs ...
Telepresence devices create a sense of virtual reality whereby you experience the feeling of being elsewhere. The VGo robot becomes your Avatar.
Through realizing the amount of time spent on food prep, the company came up with the idea to develop a robot to do the work, Sally the Salad Robot.

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